To start out the note, you should greet the recipient, e.g. "Hi Aunt Kelly!"
You should mention the gift/service and express your appreciation for it, e.g. "Thanks for the new bike you bought me for my birthday, it's just what I wanted."
Mention something you liked.
Mention a specific detail about gift/service, e.g. "The color red fits the bike well! It is my favorite color."
Update the recipient on your life pertaining to the gift/service, e.g. "I plan on riding the bike around my neighborhood everyday right after school."
Add a personal note
Add a personal note to the recipient, it doesn't have to be very long or detailed, e.g. "I look forward to seeing you soon!"
Thank them again!
You can never say thank you too much, and since this is a thank you note it is a very appropriate place to do it, e.g. "Thanks again for the bike."
End the letter with a simple closing followed by your signature on the next line, e.g. "Love, (Line Break) Your Signature"
Notes & Tips
If you received money, don't mention the amount, you may want to write something along the lines of, "Thank you for your generosity, it is greatly appreciated."
Also see: Thank You Note Sample
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